Un-Treatable Conditions

Massage Therapy Info

Conditions when Massage Therapy is NOT recommended

Acute pneumonia
Advanced kidney failure, respiratory failure, or liver failure
(a very modified treatment may be possible with medical consent)
Anaphylaxis (life threatening allergic reaction)
Appendicitis (painful inflamed appendix)
Arthrosclerosis (severe forms of stiffening or hardening of the joints)
Atelectasis (a collapsed portion of the lung which does not contain air)
Burns (severe)
Cerebrocardiovascular accident (stroke)
Diabetic complications such as gangrene, advanced heart or kidney disease, or very
unstable high blood pressure

Epileptic seizure (convulsions)
Fever above 38.5 degree C or 101.5 F (significant)
Hemophilia – severe type (a hereditary bleeding disorder)
Hemorrhage (involves rapid and uncontrollable loss of blood)
Hypertension (unstable) (conditions that are not stable i.e., post stroke or heart attack)
Infectious disease
Insulin shock or Diabetic coma
Medical shock (a life-threatening medical emergency and one of the leading causes
of death for critically ill people:  the body reacts, and produces insufficient blood flow to reach the body tissues)
Metastic cancers (diagnosed not to be terminal)
Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
Pneumothorax (air or gas within the chest cavity around the lung)
Pre-Eclampsia (a severe form {life threatening} of pregnancy-induced hypertension resulting in seizures)
Severe asthmatic attack
Syncope (fainting or loss of consciousness)
Systemic contagious or Infectious conditions